HyperDic: maximum

English > 4 senses of the word maximum:
ADJECTIVEallmaximum, maximalthe greatest or most complete or best possible
NOUNquantitymaximum, upper limitthe largest possible quantity
attributemaximum, utmost, uttermost, level bestthe greatest possible degree
locationmaximumthe point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right
maximum > pronunciation
Soundsmae'ksahmahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > maximum: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe greatest or most complete or best possible.
Example "maximum pressure"
Synonymmaximal
Narrowersupreme, sublimeGreatest or maximal in degree
Oppositeminimal, minimumThe least possible
Spanishmáximo
Catalanmàxim
English > maximum: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe largest possible quantity.
Synonymupper limit
Broaderextremum, peakThe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value
large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Oppositeminimum, lower limitThe smallest possible quantity
Spanishlímite, máximo
Catalanlímit, màxim
Verbsmaximize, maximisemake as big or large as possible
maximize, maximisemake the most of
English > maximum: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe greatest possible degree.
Synonymsutmost, uttermost, level best
Broaderlimit, bound, boundaryThe greatest possible degree of something
Spanishlímite, máximo
Catalanlímit, màxim
Verbsmaximize, maximisemake as big or large as possible
maximize, maximisemake the most of
English > maximum: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right.
BroaderlimitAs far as something can go
OppositeminimumThe point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
Spanishmáximo
Catalanmàxim

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